Well, we all knew it was coming but the Pope’s Twitter account is finally live, and will be using the @pontifex handle. While the account has yet to broadcast its first Papal tweet, from the accounts that it’s following, we can see that there will be an additional six language-specific accounts for the Pope, for German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Italian and Arabic. It has been known for a while that the Pope would officially be coming to Twitter at some point this year, but there has been some debate around what handle would be used. Read the full story at The Next Web.

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